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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 2

In the second of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the influx of healthcare data and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals. In part one, we explored the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate.
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User Rank: Ninja
1/4/2016 | 9:54:24 AM
The skillsets need to envolve too...
Great article.  Oneo f my biggest fears when it comes to trying to incorporate technologies like Big Data is that often healthcare organizations simply don't have a lot of the expertise needed (yet) to get full use of these new types of data that can be collected.  Hospitals are slow to adopt new technology since there is a lot of critical process that they need to follow, so as new technologies are being introduced, there needs to be a focus on creating process to make sure not just the right kinds of care are applied from a patient perspective, but to make sure the privacy and security of the data is also respected as well.  We'll get there, and I am excited to see the transition that will come to healthcare in terms of better analytics from data.
User Rank: Ninja
1/1/2016 | 11:31:52 PM
very interesting..
very interesting reading  - thank you 
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